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Elections 2021: 26 violations of electoral legislation detected in Bishkek

Since the beginning of the election campaign, the capital’s police have revealed 26 facts of violation of the electoral legislation. Press service of the Central Internal Affairs Department of Bishkek reported.

It is specified that 16 materials have been registered under several articles of the Criminal Code: «Violation of privacy» — three facts, «Bribery of voters» — five, and under several articles of the Code of Offences: «Abuse of administrative resource» — six facts, «Unauthorized seizure of someone’s land» — one fact and «Petty hooliganism» — one fact.

«The police found out that two chairmen of the quarter committees in Pervomaisky district of Bishkek, abusing administrative resources, illegally campaigned for some political parties. Both of them were taken to the police, they admitted their guilt,» the police said.

Elections are scheduled for November 28 in Kyrgyzstan. At least 54 deputies of the Parliament are elected according to a proportional system (from open lists of candidates of political parties) in single electoral districts, 36 deputies are elected according to the majoritarian system in single-mandate constituencies.